[Kahf 18:5] They do not have any knowledge of it - nor did their forefathers; profound is the word that comes out of their mouths; they only speak a lie.
[Kahf 18:6] Possibly you may risk your life by grieving (O dear Prophet Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him) for them if they do not believe in this narration.
[Kahf 18:7] We have indeed placed all that is on the earth as its adornment in order that We may test them, who among them has the best deeds.
[Kahf 18:8] And indeed We shall one day make all that is on it a barren plain.
[Kahf 18:9] Did you know that the People of the Cave and People close to the Woods, were Our exceptional signs?
[Kahf 18:10] When the young men took refuge in the Cave - then said, Our Lord! Give us mercy from Yourself, and arrange guidance for us in our affair.
[Kahf 18:11] We then thumped upon their ears in the Cave for a number of years. (* Put them to sleep.)
[Kahf 18:12] We then awakened them to see which of the two groups more accurately tells the period they had stayed.
[Kahf 18:13] We shall narrate their account to you accurately; they were young men who believed in their Lord, and We increased the guidance for them.
[Kahf 18:14] And We made their hearts steadfast when they stood up and said, "Our Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth - we shall not worship any other deity except Him - if it were, we have then said something excessive."
[Kahf 18:15] "These - the people of
ours - have set up Gods besides Allah; why do they not bring a clear proof
regarding them? And who is more unjust than one who fabricates a lie against